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Thomas Nikola Taneff

Columbus Probate Attorney.

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  1. Which probate court has jurisdiction?

    Answered almost 5 years ago.

    1. Rudolf J. Karvay
    2. Matt Bryant
    3. Thomas Nikola Taneff
    3 lawyer answers

    Typically, the probate court that has jurisdiction is the one in the county where your dad had his legal residence when he was competent and where he intended to return. Thomas Taneff Attorney

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  2. Can i contact my teenage son if my rights were terminated

    Answered almost 4 years ago.

    1. Kristi Ann Fox
    2. Thomas Nikola Taneff
    2 lawyer answers

    I would only even think about doing this thru your attorney, or the attorney that represented the adoptive parents. Thomas Taneff Thomas Taneff was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 1988 and has been practicing law for 22 years. He is a graduate of The Ohio State University and Capital University Law School. Mr. Taneff was a Judicial Law Clerk and Franklin County Probate Court Magistrate. He practices in the areas of estates, probate, estate planning, guardianships, adoption and surrogacy...

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  3. If i am a court appointed Co-Guardian for my mother, do I have the legal right to access her credit report?

    Answered almost 5 years ago.

    1. Ruth Elaine McMahon
    2. James P. Frederick
    3. Thomas Nikola Taneff
    3 lawyer answers

    I believe you do. In fact, you may have a legal obligation to do so in order to protect your ward. You may wish to ask the Court for permission and guidance. Thomas Taneff Attorney

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  4. Does my husband have to be born in the USA to adopt my son?

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Glen Edward Ashman
    2. Birney O'Brian Bull
    3. Sherry Virginia Neal
    4. Thomas Nikola Taneff
    4 lawyer answers

    I would think yes. Thomas Taneff Thomas Taneff was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 1988 and has been practicing law for 22 years. He is a graduate of The Ohio State University and Capital University Law School. Mr. Taneff was a Judicial Law Clerk and Franklin County Probate Court Magistrate. He practices in the areas of estates, probate, estate planning, guardianships, adoption and surrogacy throughout the State of Ohio, including interstate and international adoptions. He has handled more...

  5. My aunt adopted my children and now wants to return them back to me through a process called a second adoption. Is that possible

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Thomas Nikola Taneff
    1 lawyer answer

    It is possible for you to 're-adopt' a child(ren). You would have to go through the same pre-approval/homestudy process as any one else that wants to adopt and follow all the requirements that your state has in place. Thomas Taneff was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 1988 and has been practicing law for 22 years. He is a graduate of The Ohio State University and Capital University Law School. Mr. Taneff was a Judicial Law Clerk and Franklin County Probate Court Magistrate. He practices in...

  6. How long after probate has been settled does an executor have to distribute funds!!

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Thomas Nikola Taneff
    1 lawyer answer

    An Executor has an ethical and legal duty to be fair and impartial and administer an estate in a timely manner. Failure to do so could result in removal and a denial of any entitled fiduciary fees. Contact the attorney for the estate and the Court if necessary ! Thomas Taneff Attorney Thomas Taneff was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 1988 and has been practicing law for 22 years. He is a graduate of The Ohio State University and Capital University Law School. Mr. Taneff was a Judicial...

  7. Is everyone who is mentioned in a will supposed to get a copy of that will?

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Thomas Nikola Taneff
    1 lawyer answer

    I THINK THAT IS ALWAYS THE BEST PRACTICE ! THOMAS TANEFF ATTORNEY Thomas Taneff was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 1988 and has been practicing law for 22 years. He is a graduate of The Ohio State University and Capital University Law School. Mr. Taneff was a Judicial Law Clerk and Franklin County Probate Court Magistrate. He practices in the areas of estates, probate, estate planning, guardianships, adoption and surrogacy throughout the State of Ohio, including interstate and...

  8. Is it necessary to file a will with probate court?

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Thomas Nikola Taneff
    1 lawyer answer

    IT IS ALWAYS RECOMMENDED TO FILE THE WILL FOR RECORD ! IF ASSETS ARE DISCOVERED IN THE FUTURE AND/OR ONE OF YOU PASS AWAY, THE WILL WILL HELP CONTROL WHO GETS WHAT ! THOMAS TANEFF ATTORNEY Thomas Taneff was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 1988 and has been practicing law for 22 years. He is a graduate of The Ohio State University and Capital University Law School. Mr. Taneff was a Judicial Law Clerk and Franklin County Probate Court Magistrate. He practices in the areas of estates, probate,...

  9. My mom adopted my children when they where born. But they have now been living with me for 4 yrs how can I get them legalyagain

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Thomas Nikola Taneff
    1 lawyer answer

    I don't know that you can make them legally yours without the courts. However, you could probably get them legally with the courts especially if your mom is in agreement. You need to consider filing for legal custody or guardianship, and or possibly pursuing adopting them back. Thomas Taneff Attorney Thomas Taneff was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 1988 and has been practicing law for 22 years. He is a graduate of The Ohio State University and Capital University Law School. Mr. Taneff...

  10. Can an adult who is not a legal citizen be legally adopted?

    Answered almost 5 years ago.

    1. Thomas Nikola Taneff
    1 lawyer answer

    Some states do allow an adult to be adopted if certain circumstances apply, such as whether there was a parent-child like relationship between them. Whether they are a legal citizen may or may not be relevant. Thomas Taneff Attorney Thomas Taneff was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 1988 and has been practicing law for 22 years. He is a graduate of The Ohio State University and Capital University Law School. Mr. Taneff was a Judicial Law Clerk and Franklin County Probate Court Magistrate....